This is how I made my sharpening plate holder for my DMT Diamond plates to sharpen my chisels and plane blades. I used 3/4" plywood as a base, and glued on strips of 1/4" baltic birch.
DMT 8" Course stone: http://amzn.to/2Ads5xw
DMT 8" Fine Stone: http://amzn.to/2j33m5V
DMT 8" X Fine Stone: http://amzn.to/2k9B4cY
DMT 8" XX Fine Stone: http://amzn.to/2jtaPu4
Polycrylic finish: http://amzn.to/2juTK3b
Boiled lindseed oil: http://amzn.to/2BvejEG
Waterproof glue: http://amzn.to/2k9fYLY
Blog Article: http://woodworking.astrosteve.com/201...
I don't know who was doing my makeup, but they needed to fix my shirt collar, haha!